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The Economic Geography of Trade, Production, and Income: A Survey of Empirics.

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This paper surveys the empirical literature on the economic geography of trade flows, factor prices, and the location of production. The discussion is structured around the empirical predictions of a canonical theoretical model. We review empirical evidence on the determinants of trade costs and the effects of these costs on trade flows. Geography is a major determinant of factor prices, and access to foreign markets alone is shown to explain some 35% of the cross-country variation in per cap...

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Publication date:
2001-01-01
URN:
uuid:7ec57911-795a-4de4-8794-f74a857a3fa1
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11765
Language:
English

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